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1802, 2021

Potential Economic Impacts and Reach of Basic Income Programs in Canada: Report Highlights – December 2020

February 18, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

This study by CANCEA (Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis) provides a first-ever look at the economic benefits and impacts of a national basic income program in Canada.  “Basic Income could grow the economy and speed up Canada’s recovery, while ending [...]

1102, 2021

Yesterday’s Gone: Exploring Possible Futures of Canada’s Labour Market in a Post-COVID World

February 11, 2021|Tags: , , |

This report is provided to better prepare workers for the future of Canada's labour market. It outlines 8 megatrends and 34 related meso trends that have the potential to impact employment in Canada by 2030. Yesterday's Gone builds on work [...]

402, 2021

2020 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

February 4, 2021|Tags: , , |

ParticipACTION. The Role of the Family in the Physical Activity, Sedentary and Sleep Behaviours of Children and Youth is a comprehensive assessment of child and youth activity in Canada. It builds in the previous (2018) Report Card on Physical Activity [...]

2801, 2021

Age-Friendly Community Needs Assessment Research in Niagara, December 2020

January 28, 2021|Tags: , |

This summary of major Age-Friendly needs assessment research completed in Niagara over the past decade is provided by the Age-Friendly Niagara Network (AFNN), in partnership with INCommunities and Niagara Connects. The document raises awareness of the growing Age-Friendly Community Planning [...]

1401, 2021

Violence Against Women and COVID-19: A Pandemic Within a Pandemic

January 14, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

This McMaster Optimal Aging Portal shares results of a moderate-quality systematic review that examined the scientific literature on violence against women during periods of physical distancing and confinement. Highlights include: o Pandemics can exacerbate gender inequalities and impact the way [...]

511, 2020

Raising Canada 2020 – Top 10 Threats to Childhood in Canada and the Impact of COVID-19

November 5, 2020|Tags: , , , |

This report is provided by Children First Canada; the University of Calgary O’Brien Institute for Public Health; and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute. It includes Statistics Canada data from the 2019 Canadian Health Survey on Children and Youth, and [...]

3009, 2020

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Niagara Women in the Workforce

September 30, 2020|Tags: , , |

The Brock University Niagara Community Observatory and the Niagara Workforce Planning Board have partnered to highlight the gender impacts of the economic shutdown during the pandemic. The group uses the latest job numbers from Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey (February [...]

2109, 2020

COVID-19 Decision-Making: A Social Impact Tool for Social Purpose-driven Organizations

September 21, 2020|Tags: , , , |

The McConnell Foundation developed this tool to assist social purpose-driven organizations to address the challenge of pivoting their business models, to play their role in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. This resource will be of interest to leaders who are called [...]

2109, 2020

Growing Close to Home: Creating Complete Rural Communities

September 21, 2020|Tags: , , |

Complete communities provide residents with easy access to a variety of services and amenities, are attractive for businesses and employers, offer diverse housing options for different age groups and incomes, enable the efficient use of existing services and infrastructure, support [...]

1109, 2020

Peer Support Navigators: Easing Health Systems Navigation for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness in Niagara (Event Recording)

September 11, 2020|Tags: , , |

This recording of the September 02, 2020 webinar shares information about the Niagara HELPS (Homelessness Emergency Liaison & Peer Support) project. Niagara HELPS is a new peer initiative that involves individuals with lived experience utilizing both their compassion and knowledge [...]

1009, 2020

RETURN TO THE WORKPLACE: A Psychological Toolkit For Heading Back To Work

September 10, 2020|Tags: , , , |

This toolkit is a guide to support the mental health of individuals as they plan safe transitions back into their workplaces and to help employers as they develop policies and procedures for supporting staff returning to work. It contains information [...]